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Police: Dead man’s injuries consistent with fall from bridge

BURLINGTON — An autopsy has confirmed that 22-year-old Nicholas Cusson-Ducharme, who died Saturday, was killed by injuries consistent with falling from the Blue Bridge, which connects Burlington and Winooski, police say. Cusson-Ducharme’s body was discovered at the bridge by a “concerned acquaintance,” according to police. He was out with friends in downtown Burlington on Saturday […]

Shooting is described as unintended cap to string of crimes

Police say the incident in Poultney over the weekend followed a night of alcohol, marijuana and theft. The gun was obtained in a robbery last month, they say.

14-year-old boy struck and killed while riding bike in Highgate

A 14-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car Friday afternoon while riding his bicycle on Route 7 in Highgate, police say. The Vermont State Police reported in a press release that the boy, Christian Regan, of Swanton, was killed when he collided with a car driven by Gage Bouchard, 22, of Highgate. Regan […]

Boy severely injured in Amtrak accident identified

A Valley News story reported that the pair had decided to walk across the bridge because they were intrigued by a legend, according to which the bridge was haunted by a child whose life was one of more than 30 lost in an 1887 train wreck on the same bridge.